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The Bobcats dropped their second straight road game in an 84-58 loss to Memphis Wednesday night. Poor Ohio shooting and Memphis’ strong play down low is what ultimately led to the loss. Strong start: The Bobcats started the night off strong with an 8-2 lead off three-pointers by T.J. Hall and Walter Offutt, but that… Read More
The duo of junior wing Geron Johnson and freshman big Shaq Goodwin was too much for Ohio as Memphis ran the Bobcats out of the FedEx Forum by a count of 84-58 on Wednesday night. The loss is the second straight such result for Ohio, which falls to 6-2, and 0-2 on the road this… Read More
Ohio State Highway Patrol officers are looking for a driver they believe hit and fatally injured a bicyclist in Wheelersburg. A Frankfort man is dead after a two vehicle crash in Ross County Tuesday morning. Details in your evening audio update.
The Ohio House has passed a bill to require training and certification for a new group of professionals who will be available to guide consumers through the new health insurance exchange. The measure cleared Wednesday on a 56-32 vote, and it now heads to the Senate. These so-called health navigators will help educate consumers and… Read More
A local astronomy group is concerned about an Athens committee's proposal to add additional lighting around the city. Earlier this fall, the Athens Joint Police Advisory Committee took a safety tour of Athens and proposed some lighting improvements for the city to consider. The Athens Deputy Service Safety Director Ron Lucas said the committee listed… Read More
Ohio Governor John Kasich says he’s concerned energy companies that are coming in to Ohio to tap into new sources of energy plan might not be making those jobs available to Ohioans. “I am concerned about these reports that somehow people are being transported into this state. So we could have the situation where we… Read More
The 13th Annual Lennon Fest will take place Saturday, Dec. 8 at The Union and Jackie O's Pub and Brewery in Athens.
The event, which celebrates the music of John Lennon and The Beatles, raises money for the Johnny B Fund, established in 2000 to help young local musicians pay for lessons.
West Virginia's Supreme Court may be asked to help resolve a pending challenge of the state's new congressional districts. Both sides in a federal lawsuit targeting that redistricting support asking the state justices whether the new plan complies with the West Virginia Constitution. They weighed in with court filings this week. The U.S. Supreme Court… Read More
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said at least one person died in a crash on Route 32 in Jackson County, Ohio Wednesday morning. The Jackson Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol said 64-year-old Eldon Lamerson was killed. The accident involves a semi and car and happened at the intersection of Route 32 and Route 35… Read More
A former doctor has been sentenced to four years in prison for her role in a southern Ohio pill mill. Federal prosecutors alleged that Brenda Banks allowed the clinic's co-owner to use her prescription-writing certificate to order more than 200,000 painkillers, mainly hydrocodone. Judge Sandra Beckwith sentenced Banks in federal court… Read More